Cambodia Bans Pokemon Go Game at Genocide Museum

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia on Wednesday banned the game Pokemon Go from a former Khmer Rouge torture center and prison after players showed up at the site, now a

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Thailand Plans No-Go Zones for Pokemon Go

By Manunphattr Dhanananphorn BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will make places such as the Royal Palace grounds, Buddhist temples and hospitals off limits to players of Nintendo Co Ltd’s wildly popular

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Pokemon Go Eludes Cloning Attempts by Big Game Studios

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Top video game companies, caught off-guard by the runaway success of Pokemon Go, are wrestling with how to play catch-up to the augmented

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Facebook’s News Feed to Show Fewer ‘Clickbait’ Headlines

By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s <FB.O> News Feed will show fewer “clickbait” headlines over the next few weeks, the company announced Thursday, as it seeks to

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Pokemon Go Creator Wants More Tie Ups Like McDonald’s Japan

By Lisa Richwine RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California (Reuters) – The creator of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go is exploring more sponsorships by companies that want to attract character-hunting players to

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New Instagram Feature Makes Content Disappear After 24 Hours

(Reuters) – Instagram, the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook, is taking aim at fast-growing messaging app Snapchat with a new feature that gives users the option to make pictures and

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Pokemon Go Gets Big Comic-Con Stage, Creator Talks Success and Future

By Piya Sinha-Roy SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) – The creator of the wildly popular Pokemon Go gaming app received the celebrity treatment on Sunday at the final day of San

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Pokemon GO Blamed for Illegal Border Crossing from Canada to U.S.

(Reuters) – Two youths unaware of their surroundings when they were playing Pokemon GO on their cell phones made an illegal border crossing this week from Canada into the United

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Pokemon GO Launches in Japan, Bringing Smash-Hit Game Home

By Elaine Lies and Megumi Lim TOKYO (Reuters) – Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched

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McDonald’s Japan Shares Soar, to Collaborate on Pokemon GO Soon

TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares of Japan’s McDonald’s Holdings Co jumped to their highest level since 2001 in early trade on Thursday after the company said it would collaborate on the

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